“Japanese blog Macotakara made the comparison, which points to a device that’s a good deal longer than the existing model, and sporting a display that’s about 4 inches on the diagonal,” Westaway reports. “Snaps of what could be the casing for Apple’s upcoming toy appeared several days ago, sporting a striped metallic look. Those images were followed swiftly by blueprints that matched that elongated design. These new snaps suggest Apple’s next effort will be a healthy chunk taller, but not significantly wider than the iPhone 4S.”
Westaway reports, “There’s no way of telling whether this casing is the genuine article — it could be a fake, or a prototype design that’s somehow found its way into the wild. The panel does chime with earlier reports from the Wall Street Journal that the next iPhone would have at least a 4-inch display.”
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